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Waco, Texas
City
From left to right, top to bottom: Downtown, McLennan County Courthouse, Waco Suspension Bridge, Dr. Pepper Museum, Waco Mammoth National Monument, Baylor University, Waco Hippodrome, William Cameron Park, Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum, and Austin Avenue in Downtown
From left to right, top to bottom: Downtown, McLennan County Courthouse, Waco Suspension Bridge, Dr. Pepper Museum, Waco Mammoth National Monument, Baylor University, Waco Hippodrome, William Cameron Park, Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum, and Austin Avenue in Downtown
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Nickname(s): 
"Heart of Texas"
Location within McLennan County and Texas
Location within McLennan County and Texas
Waco is located in Texas
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Waco is located in the United States
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Coordinates: 31°33′5″N 97°9′21″W / 31.55139°N 97.15583°W / 31.55139; -97.15583Coordinates: 31°33′5″N 97°9′21″W / 31.55139°N 97.15583°W / 31.55139; -97.15583
Country  United States
State  Texas
County  McLennan
Government
 • Type Council-manager
 • City Council Mayor Kyle Deaver
Andrea J. Barefield
Alice Rodriguez
John Kinnaird
Dillon Meek
Jim Holmes
 • City Manager Wiley Stem III
Area
 • City 95.5 sq mi (247.4 km2)
 • Land 84.2 sq mi (218.1 km2)
 • Water 11.3 sq mi (29.3 km2)  11.85%
Elevation
470 ft (143.3 m)
Population
 (2018 Est.)
 • City 138,183 (US: 197th)
 • Density 1,350/sq mi (521.5/km2)
 • Metro
271,942
Demonym(s) Wacoan
Time zone UTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−5 (Central)
ZIP codes
76700-76799
Area code 254
FIPS code 48-76000[1]
GNIS feature ID 1370701[2]
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U.S. Routes US 77.svg US 84.svg
Website Waco-Texas.com